Korea Partially Amends Health Functional Food Code under No.2019-10

Posted by Irene Piao on Feb 27, 2019

On February 25, 2019, the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MSDF) published a new amendment to the “Health Functional Food Code.”

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Topics: Authority/Regulatory News

Turkey Amends Regulation on Pharmacologically Active Substances

Posted by Nurberk Derelioglu on Feb 22, 2019

On February 21, 2019, the Official Gazette of the Republic of Turkey published a new amendment on "Turkish food codex Regulation on residue limits and classification of pharmacologically active substances in foodstuffs of animal origin.“

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Topics: vet drugs

US Latest Updates on Pesticides

Posted by Martina Abodi on Feb 20, 2019

The Federal Register of the United States Government recently issued new notifications on pesticides exemptions and restrictions.

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Topics: Pesticides, usa

Canada Adopts New Limits For Pesticides on Food Commodities

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Feb 19, 2019

On February 12, 2019, Health Canada updated the MRL Database with new residue limits on various pesticides.

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Topics: Canada, Pesticides, MRLs

USDA Proposes to Amend the National List for Crops and Handling

Posted by Martina Abodi on Feb 15, 2019

On February 15, 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has proposed a new rule to amend the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances section on organic regulations.

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Topics: organic

Mexico Amends Annexes to Food Additives Regulation

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Feb 13, 2019

In February 2019, the Health Secretary updated two Annexes of the “Amendment of Agreement that determines additives and adjuvants in food, beverages and food supplements.“

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Topics: Mexico, additives

Japan Partially Amends Pesticides Reference Values

Posted by Annie He on Feb 11, 2019

On February 7, 2019, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) partially amended the “Specifications and Standards of Food and Food Additives, no. 370.”

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Topics: Japan, Pesticides

Saudi Government Publishes a New Draft Standard on Contaminants and Toxins

Posted by Besma Ettoumi on Feb 8, 2019

On February 7, 2019, Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) published the Draft Standard “Contaminants and toxins in food and feed”.

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Topics: Saudi Arabia, Contaminants

Singapore Amends Food Regulations

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Feb 4, 2019

On January 30, 2019, the Minister for National Development of Singapore published the “Food (Amendment) Regulations 2019.“

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Topics: Singapore, MRLs, additives

Mexico Releases New Official Dairy Standards

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Feb 1, 2019

On January 31, 2019, the Official Journal of the Federation published the following standards on yogurt, milk powder or dehydrated milk and cheese:

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Topics: Mexico, Dairy, standards

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